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La Cite des Sciences et de L'lndustrie

30 avenue Corentin Cariou | La Villette, 75019 Paris, France
+33 1 85 53 99 74
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This large interactive science museum has numerous exhibits dedicated to making science comprehensible for non-scientists.
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30 avenue Corentin Cariou | La Villette, 75019 Paris, France
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"science museum"
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"children and adults"
in 6 reviews
"lots of interactive exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"transport section"
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"great for kids"
in 8 reviews
"special effects"
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"different sections"
in 5 reviews
"central paris"
in 7 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 5 reviews
"metro line"
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"temporary exhibition"
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"submarine"
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"planetarium"
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"geodes"
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"enfants"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge mix of science-themed exhibits, a lot of which are interactive. Unfortunately some of the exhibits are broken, and some areas (Mathematics, I'm looking at you) could sorely do with a bit of modernisation, but it's a very good activity, particularly for families. Most...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An excellent exhibition on special effects and a smaller but diverting one on 'cold'. It's a little way out and if you leave the centre in the dark, good luck finding the metro, the signposting and exterior lighting is pretty poor. Good place to take...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting for people that want to know about ancient sciences and industry. Nicely build showrooms, active people at helpdesk and at the inside.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great place. Only it is so huge you need to plan in advance what to visit and what to skip. Also, Cité des enfantes is great for small kids, the Otter stuff is mostly for older kids and adults.

Thank Catharina P
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We finally found time to visit this museum as a result of very wet weather during our December 2017 trip to Paris. Aware that this is a National Museum we had anticipated that our day would be very full. The Museum is a short distance...More

1  Thank Diana B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We spent half a day with the kids in this incredible place and we did not get the time to see everything This is really interesting for anyone interested in sciences for any ages

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I guess we had bad timing ? Because we waited for a bit more than an hour and a half to even get tickets (and not to the exposition we would have liked to go to as it was full). I would recommend getting there...More

1  Thank jeannenebois
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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

La cite des sciencces is old science center to use with kids and youth. This scince center have to section for kid : age 3to7. And age 7to 13 It s good but alitte old .

Thank majid h
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Located in one of the biggest Park of Paris, la Vilette, here we will find nature and entertainment, shows and exhibitions, readings and interactive games to science and technology; it offers a planetarium ; shows like "poussière d'étoiles"; a mediterranean acquarium; the cinema Louis Lumière...More

1  Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We go there 1 or 2 times a year depending on the temporary exhibitions. The place is huge so you can easily plan a full day. Usually we take the 'explora' tickets + some extra like "cité des enfants" or "la geode" (imax movies). You...More

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Kimberli R
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Response from Cite_des_sciences | Property representative |
Dear Madam, There are some exhibitions especially made for children in our establishment, such as the Cité des enfants, but we also have exhibitions for adults. The most interesting part for adults is called Explora, a... More
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Response from Sean D | Reviewed this property |
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